WV Brewers Guild seeks beer enthusiast, associate members

In an effort to build a better business climate and increased business for its member breweries, the West Virginia Craft Brewers Guild (WVCBG) is now seeking to enroll members other than breweries. The Guild has opened up four new membership categories for individual beer enthusiasts and allied businesses.  Continue reading “WV Brewers Guild seeks beer enthusiast, associate members”

Stumptown Ales named West Virginia Brewery of the Year

Back in the summer of 2015, I wrote the headline “Stumptown Ales hopkicks West Virginia beer scene” for an article about the start-up of Stumptown Ales in Davis. I quoted owner-brewer Jonathan Robeson saying, “We’re hop-centric.” Little did I know then just how wonderful would be the hoppy experience that lie ahead. Continue reading “Stumptown Ales named West Virginia Brewery of the Year”

Weathered Ground named West Virginia’s Best New Brewery 2017

best new brewery 2017

They put a major investment in a hilltop field in Cool Ridge and pretty much instantly became the brewing capital of southern West Virginia. Weathered Ground Brewery’s beautiful new building and grounds sparked a type of excitement rarely seen in our state. Beer fans and local residents flocked to their taproom as soon as doors opened last August. They haven’t stopped. Continue reading “Weathered Ground named West Virginia’s Best New Brewery 2017”

Nominees announced for West Virginia’s Best New Brewery 2017

Best New Brewery 2017

Each year for the past few years, West Virginia has been blessed with a good crop of new breweries. Of the new ones that came online in 2017, we found three of them unusually good right out of the gate and doing so many things right. Those three are Brilliant Stream’s nominees for West Virginia’s Best New Brewery 2017.  Continue reading “Nominees announced for West Virginia’s Best New Brewery 2017”